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2011 Chevrolet Volt: Is This the Interior?
2011 Chevrolet Volt: Is This the Interior?

This could be a car interior designed by a group of rogue Apple engineers, trying to woo their way back into Steve Jobs' heart--or it could be the cockpit of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. The stray image, with no details or claims to its veracity, is posted on the forums over at MotiveMag, where the...Read More»

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Michigan Man Gets 53rd New Cadillac--In A Row

Joseph Macko isn't a casual fan of Cadillac--he may be the GM brand's most loyal long-lived customer. The Flint Journal says the 84-year-old Macko has been driving Cadillacs since 1955. New Cadillacs. This week Macko brought home his 53rd new Caddy in a row--the latest one from a Michigan...Read More»

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2010 Cadillac CTS Coupe Heading to L.A. Show

Last January, we showed you the Cadillac CTS Coupe Concept, a stunning two-door take on the new-for-2008 Cadillac CTS sedan. This weekend at the Pebble Beach Concours, Cadillac spilled the beans on the new CTS Sport Wagon--and though we can't show the final version to you now, they also showed...Read More»

2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon
2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon Bows

The Cadillac CTS lineup is fleshing out this weekend at the Pebble Beach Concours with the announcement of a new 2010 CTS Sport Wagon, due next spring in showrooms. The new wagon has a "dynamic presence," Cadillac says, and its striking shape is an unusual fastback form that's aimed at European...Read More»

2010 Cadillac SRX
2010 Cadillac SRX: First Official Photos

These are the first official photos of the 2010 Cadillac SRX, just released by General Motors. There's not much information in the brief press release issued along with the photos, but you can expect the SRX to show up at the Los Angeles auto show in November, along with the new CTS Sport Wagon...Read More»

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Big GM Rear-Drivers on the Chopping Block Again?

A new generation of rear-drive vehicles from General Motors is in question again as the automaker tries to rationalize new cars for Cadillac and Buick with coming fuel-economy regulations. The Detroit Free Press and other sources suggest GM will push back, and possibly cancel, plans for a...Read More»

2010 Cadillac CTS Coupe Spy Shot
Spy Shots: 2010 Cadillac CTS Coupe

It took a long-range spotting scope to get it, but we just caught the 2010 Cadillac CTS coupe without its heavy camouflage covering.  Now all that separates from the production styling of the CTS coupe is some checkerboard tape--and about a half-mile of distance between the camera and the...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan
The Week in Reverse

Will Chrysler really ditch passenger cars for trucks, and get in bed with Nissan? Our bet is yes, but no telling if the resulting love child will have Chrysler pizzazz, Nissan quality, or John Edwards' eyes. The new Mazda6 is ready to take on the Camry, Accord, Malibu, and the other mid-size...Read More»

2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Priced

The 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid is wearing something today aside from a big, snazzy grille and lots of "hybrid" graphics. Cadillac's sticker price for the new large luxury SUV hybrid has been affixed to the big green machine--and it's $71,685, according to the GM luxe brand. GM points out that...Read More»

2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
Pebble Beach: Something Cadillac, Something Bugatti

We're making a plan for Pebble Beach, and we're making it soon: TheCarConnection.com is headed to the classic concours in California on August 14, where we're bringing you the first look at a new Cadillac. Since we have to have something to make it look good for the home office while we swill...Read More»

Bertone BAT 11
BAT 11 Out of Hell?

By all rights, the BAT 11 simply shouldn't exist. The incredibly sexy sportscar, pictured above, is the work of the folks at Stile Bertone. Certainly, you've heard that name before. It's penned the designs for a long procession of over-the-top autos, such as the Lamborghini Countach. But when work...Read More»

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WSJ: Toyota Leading GM in Sales

As expected, Toyota clocked more sales in the first six months of the year than did General Motors. The Wall Street Journal reports today that GM's global sales dropped in the second quarter, while Toyota's grew, making the gap wider between the two automakers. GM moved 2.3 million vehicles in the...Read More»

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Is GM Walking Away from Motorsports?

With all the news coming out of yesterday's big General Motors news conference, at least one significant topic managed to slip under the radar. And it leaves us wondering whether the increasingly downsized giant of an automaker will be walking away from its long-standing involvement in motorsports...Read More»

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Lutz: New Invicta, Caddys, Chevys on the Way

This morning's announcements from GM were met with a big public-relations offensive which included a special bloggers-only conference call with vice chairman Bob Lutz. TheCarConnection.com and Gaywheels.com were invited to be on this very limited call, the highlights of which appear below in brief...Read More»

Henderson and Wagoner
More Big Cuts: Can GM Hang On?

Barely a month after announcing massive cuts, notably on the truck side of the business, General Motors today revealed a new plan aimed at coping with the "dramatic" rise in fuel prices and the steady downturn in the American auto market. The numerous steps outlined by GM CEO Rick Wagoner at the...Read More»

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Could GM Be Ready to Trim More Brands?

How deeply will GM plunge the knife? As it struggles to halt the hemorrhaging, the ailing automaker is considering just about every option available, and that could include still more job cuts – and the sale of one or more of its brands. “Nothing is off the table,” a well-placed source tells...Read More»

Chevrolet Volt Concept
Should You Buy a Hybrid - Or Wait?

When is the right time to buy a hybrid? Should you be heading for the showroom now or waiting for the next generation of this technically complex but fuel-efficient alternatives? A piece in USA Today raises those questions and is worth touching on in this blog, as regular readers know my cautious...Read More»

Saab 9-X BioHybrid
Are These the Year's Best Hybrids?

Whether you think of them as "fantasies in chrome," in the words of former Ford chief designer Jack Telnack, or as the shape of things to come, concept cars have traditional been a favorite of show-goers, industry insiders, and the automotive media alike. And the best of the year's breed were...Read More»

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GM Indefinitely Delays Next-Gen Truck Plans

Considering current market conditions, which one industry official has described as "watershed," we weren't really surprised to learn that General Motors is putting an indefinite hold on its plans to re-do its next generation of large trucks and SUVs. By saving an estimated $250 million or more per...Read More»

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